Monthly Archives: July 2020

Designing Rigorous Qualitative Practice (part 1)

By: Rebecca Herrington As researchers and evaluators work to monitor, evaluate, and learn from developments in the field, we often collect qualitative data from beneficiaries and stakeholders via observational interactions and documentation, focus groups, key informant interviews, and more. Many are apprehensive to trust findings and recommendations from qualitative data, and they critique the qualitative

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What is data-driven decision making?

By: Rebecca Herrington Data-driven decision making may sound like jargon, but when approached honestly, data-driven decision making is a tangible practice to support more effective and efficient planning and operations. While the phrase may be overused and often lacking in the rigor of its application, this blog will hopefully demystify and provide practical guidance on

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